Knoll Club Worker Injured in Tree-Cutting Accident
Police say the man is hospitalized at Morristown Medical Center because of injuries sustained in the mishap.
A Knoll Club employee reportedly was cutting down a large ash tree just before 7 a.m. when it split and twisted and then fell, trapping the lower part of the man's left leg between it and another tree, according to a police statement.
Police officers responded to the country club, as did emergency medical technicians from Par-Troy EMS-1. Parsippany Rescue and Recovery also was on the scene, using airbags and cribbing to stabilize and lift the tree to allow the victim to be extricated.
The injured man was taken to Morristown Medical Center where he continues to receive treatment, said a police statement.
Police said the extent and severity of the victim’s injury is not known at this time.